Urban Connector Year 3: Field Tests

In the past 2 years, initial surveys were conducted in El Paso and in New York City to understand the lifestyles and mobility needs of the senior adults. A smartphone application prototype named Urban Connector (UC) was developed to cater to the seniors in El Paso. A follow-up survey was conducted to gather feedbacks on the UC application prototype. Subsequently the UC prototype was improved to its beta version. This project is continuing with the following objectives: -To customize the beta version of the UC application for New York City -To perform a beta test in New York City and gather user feedbacks -To fine-tune the UC application, based on the information collected in El Paso in Year 2 (the third survey) to release Version 1.0 -To collect a set of UC application usage data through an anonymous pilot test -To explore a data analysis framework that will characterize a UC application user's mobility patterns without knowing the person's identity


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  • Accession Number: 01705189
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Connected Cities for Smart Mobility towards Accessible and Resilient Transportation Center (C2SMART)
  • Contract Numbers: 69A3551747124
  • Files: UTC, RIP
  • Created Date: May 22 2019 1:26PM